Tag: practical

There’s life in those stills!

On the evening of Monday 5th June there was the judging of the third round of the Clubman Trophy. There are five rounds each year for members (two Open and three Themed) comprising both Print and Digital categories. Tonight’s round was themed

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Showroom shots at BMW

On Monday evening 27th March the club paid a visit to Sandal BMW, the area’s largest independent BMW dealer for an evening of photographic fun capturing images of very desirable cars. About 25 members appeared for the session, which included

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Tips and tricks galore from John Gardner

On Monday evening 20th March an eager audience of members at Brookhouse was treated to an insight into the processing techniques used by John Gardner to achieve the tremendous images we keep seeing (oh, it helps to start off with

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Top Prints of 2016 – The Annual Print Competition Is Judged

On Monday evening of 5th December the club had the judging for the Annual Print Competition. Although there are many competitions, each with their own rules, throughout the year, there are two competitions reserved for the end of the year

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Del and Chrissie go for the nuclear option!

On Monday evening 7th November, club member Del Delap together with Chrissie Eastwood provided members with a fascinating visual treat – “Experiences from Chernobyl”. It was a one-off opportunity to gain a glimpse into a well-known but little seen world.

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A Technical Tour de Force

On Monday evening 17th October a packed meeting was hanging on every word from professional photographer and club member John Gardner. He was giving one of his extremely popular “Technical Workshops” where he goes over some of the techniques he

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The 2016 Beginners’ Workshop continue – Week 2

Once again there was a full room as everyone returned for the second of Ken Fisher’s Beginners’ Workshops.  It was very encouraging to see most of those from week one plus some first time attendees all waiting eagerly for Ken to build

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Time to put your cards (or anything else) on the table.

The evening of 11th July saw a practical evening with a difference.  David Kershaw and Steve Wright brought along some simple and cheap lighting and other kit to set up a wide range of photographic opportunities ….. on the tops

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It definitely wasn’t rude – a guide to the genre of nude photography.

The evening of Monday 16th May saw over 40 members enjoying a really informative talk by John McNairn entitled “Nude not Rude”. The aim was not to describe the ideal camera settings or lighting but to inform about the whole

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An evening out with the birds

The evening of Monday 18th April saw about 20 members of the club going out to Farmer Copely’s for an evening of photographing birds of prey with KL Falconry. Fortunately the weather was kind for this time of year –

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